noun, Ballet.
a position in which the feet are at right angles to the direction of the body, the toes pointing out, with one foot forward and the other foot back.

a position of the left hand (if right-handed) on the fingerboard of a stringed instrument nearer the bridge than third position
Usage Note



Read Also:

  • Fourth ventricle

    fourth ventricle n. An irregular cavity that extends from the obex to a communication with the sylvian aqueduct and is enclosed between the cerebellum dorsally and the tegmentum of rhombencephalon ventrally.

  • Fourth-republic

    noun 1. the republic established in France in 1945 and replaced by the Fifth Republic in 1958. noun 1. the fourth period of republican government in France or the republic itself (1945–58)

  • Fourth-wall

    noun, Theater. 1. the imaginary wall of a box set, separating the actors from the audience.

  • Fourth-world

    noun 1. the world’s most poverty-stricken nations, especially in Africa and Asia, marked by very low GNP per capita and great dependence upon foreign economic aid. noun 1. the poorest countries in the most undeveloped parts of the world in Africa, Asia, and Latin America 2. the poorest people in developed countries

Disclaimer: Fourth-position definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.